Torture (637)
Aug 15 2019 11:55am
Urgent Action update: Jailed cancer patient tortured in prison
Critically ill prisoner of conscience and human right defender Arash S...
    Aug 9 2019 4:47pm
    Urgent Action update: Human rights defender sentenced to 12 years
    Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “...
      Aug 2 2019 1:13pm
      Saudi Arabia: wider women's rights reforms should follow guardianship announcement
      Authorities urged to end their crackdown on women’s rights activists, ...
        Aug 2 2019 11:22am
        Equatorial Guinea: President Nguema's 'gruesome' 40 years of human rights abuses
        ‘Muzzling of dissent has had a devastating and chilling effect’ - Mart...
          Aug 1 2019 2:25pm
          Urgent Action update: 30 opposition figures sentenced to death
          On 9 July 2019, the Huthi-run Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) of Sana...
            Aug 1 2019 1:23pm
            Iran: Kurdish singer flogged for drinking alcohol and 'insulting Islam'
            Peyman Mirzazadeh reportedly flogged 20 times for ‘drinking alcohol’ a...
              Aug 1 2019 12:28pm
              Urgent Action update: Uyghur activist’s 30 relatives still detained
              Up to 30 relatives of Uyghur human rights activist Rebiya Kadeer, who ...
                Jul 31 2019 4:27pm
                Egypt: scores of hunger-striking prisoners 'at breaking point'
                130 prisoners are six weeks into protest over denial of family visits ...
                  Jul 18 2019 1:24pm
                  UK: Government U-turn on torture inquiry branded 'disgraceful'
                  David Lidington tells Commons that Government will not allow a judge-l...
                    Jul 12 2019 4:13pm
                    Urgent Action: Jailed for reporting on workers’ protests
                    Iranian journalists Amir Amirgholi, Sanaz Alahyari and Amirhossein Moh...